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Hunger strikers occupy Nancy Pelosi's office demanding climate action

16 days ago   |   By Grist

This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Young activists frustrated and frightened by Democrats' inaction on the climate crisis occupied the office of the top Democrat in Congress on Monday to mark the beginning of a hunger strike.
Roughly a dozen strikers with Extinction Rebellion are taking part in a global climate hunger strike that nearly 300 people have pledged to join.
They say the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, is holding back progress, so they are targeting her instead of top Republicans. They are demanding...
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